Monthly Archives: January 2008

Dipso, Fatso, Asbo, Bingo, Tesco

As The New York Times reports, Prime Minister Gordon Brown recently solicited input from the British public on what it means to be British.

This request soon morphed into a rumor that the British Government was seeking an official national motto. And that inspired the Times of London to have a contest; readers suggested potential national mottoes, and then voted on their favorites.
As the New York Times explains: